getting error while trying to flash my neo freerunner
steffen.linux at gmx.de
Thu Sep 4 20:32:17 CEST 2008
Am Donnerstag, den 04.09.2008, 11:11 -0700 schrieb Michael Shiloh:
> Detructor wrote:
> > I've used the command out of the wiki...for example
> > "sudo ./dfu-util -a rootfs -R -D ./Om2008.8-gta02-20080904.rootfs.jffs2"
> > I'm using the standard terminal from gnome
> > Hey guys,
> > I hope you can help me, I've the following problem:
> > When I try to flash the neo on my laptop I get a
> > "Starting download: [dfu_download error -71"
> > sometimes the download starts and then I get the error.
> > When I get the neo in June, I could flash it without getting this error.
> > My operating system: Ubuntu 8.04.1
> > I ask here, because I can't find anything about this error in the www
> > (only 3 entries in google and none of it helps).
> > hope for help
> > Detructor
> > ======================
> > Hi,
> > What command line did you use? One cause of this error is when you give
> > the wrong argument to dfu-util, e.g. -a u-boot while flashing a kernel
> > image.
> > Michael
> And is your u-boot a recent version? Although if it's not it will be
> hard to update until we solve this problem.
> Does this problem persist for kernel and u-boot too?
> Can you check the integrity of the image you're trying to flash with md5sum?
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-> yep for kernel, too. but with some luck I got the kernel flashed (I
tried it 20 times, than it was flashed ;))
-> nope I never flashed u-boot and yep it is the correct image (md5 is
do you know what this error number means?
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